The Grand Prix Began: Zagitova Second, Tuktamysheva Third (Video)
In vancouver started the final of the grand prix of figure skating. After a short program, russian athletes alina zagitova and elizaveta tuktamysheva showed the second and thrd result, respectively.
The final stage of the grand prix among women started with a short program. All the attention of russian fans riveted to domestic athletes. Absolute favorites, in front of the start of the competition, russian woman alina zagitova and japanese rica kahira were deserved. Both figure skaters for 16 years, and both approached the final with two victories at the grand prix.
But the best on this day was kahira, who was not just ahead of his rivals, but also broke the world record that previously belonged by the grant. The figure skater gained a rental of 82.51 points. Alina – 77.93, elizabeth has a tuktamyshev’s third result – 70.65. Another russian sophia savorova scored 68.24 and was in fifth place.
After his speeches, zagitova admitted that, most likely, a little nervous and could not get together. Tuktamysheva, commenting on his rental, also admitted that he could not fully mobilize himself. Ahead of the figure skaters is waiting for an arbitrary program where athletes can still show themselves in all its glory.
In the meantime, you can enjoy the triple accele from tuktamiava:
Video clip by tellyo pic.Twitter.Com / ban5ia2w6l
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december 7, 2018.
Results of a short program
Rick kahira (japan)
Alina zagitova (russia)
Elizabeth tuktamysheva (russia)
Kaori sakamoto (japan)
Sophia samodurova (russia)
Satoko miyahar (japan)
The other day alina zagitova received a reward from the ministry of sports «best athlete of russia», but it was not able to attend the award, as it was preparing for a speech in vancouver.